Herb Gardening For Dummies

Herb Gardening For Dummies

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by Karan Davis Cutler, Kathleen Fisher, Suzanne DeJohn, National Gardening Association
     
 

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Grow, care for, preserve, and use healthful herbs

Starting an herb garden outweighs the costs of buying retail herbs. Plus, adding homegrown ingredients to your meals is a healthy and tasty way to improve any dish you make at home. This friendly, hands-on guide gives you tips and advice on how to grow a thriving herb garden that will add depth and flavor to

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Grow, care for, preserve, and use healthful herbs

Starting an herb garden outweighs the costs of buying retail herbs. Plus, adding homegrown ingredients to your meals is a healthy and tasty way to improve any dish you make at home. This friendly, hands-on guide gives you tips and advice on how to grow a thriving herb garden that will add depth and flavor to home-cooked meals — as well as boost your health.

  • Herbs 101 — get the 4-1-1 on the basics of growing herbs and the botany principles that'll help them thrive

  • Know before you grow — make a garden plan based on your unique growing conditions and herb preferences

  • Get down to the nitty-gritty — discover how to plant your seeds indoors, when to move them outdoors, and how to care for and maintain them as they grow

  • Reap what you sow — find out how to harvest and preserve your herbs and get yummy recipes to use them in your culinary concoctions

Open the book and find:

  • How to grow herbs in gardens, containers, and on windowsills

  • Culinary herbs, medicinal herbs, and herbs for health and beauty

  • Experts tips on what to grow

  • Design basics for herb gardens

  • The lowdown on soil

  • Guidance on how to choose seeds

  • How to cut and dry herbs

  • Delicious recipes

  • An encyclopedia of herbs

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470887486
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/29/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
228,210
File size:
11 MB
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